Sep 13, 2022 • 32M

Emmys' Brutal Hangover

Ratings reach a new record low. Who will help if Hollywood doesn't help itself?

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ROY JOY The cast and crew of ‘Succession’ accept the award outstanding drama series at the 74th Primetime Emmys. (Kevin Mazur)

Oof — well, that’s an Emmys down. Today, hosts Sean McNulty and Richard Rushfield dissect the Emmys, and what it says about the streaming giants who stage their annual showdown over bragging rights with increasingly little meaning to the larger audience. Who comes out of this show stronger Diminished? And would all the streamers just be better off ignoring the Emmys altogether? The hosts also throw around some wild ideas on how to fix this awards show and others, and what lies before us on the next road to Oscar.

(Curious minds can click here to watch the Love Boat 1983 ABC Fall Preview Special referenced in the episode.)